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Internet Providers in Hewlett, New York
Residential Internet Statistics for Hewlett, NY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$64.37|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Hewlett, New York:
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Internet Access in Hewlett, New York
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Hewlett. HughesNet is also widely available.
Verizon Fios and Optimum by Altice also have coverage in Hewlett, with shared territory in some parts of town.
In terms of network options, Hewlett has every primary wired broadband technologies: fiber, cable, and DSL. Between the options, Fiber-based service is usually the best option. Fiber Internet has practically one hundred percent availability in Hewlett.
2-3 providers per address isn't a high amount of choice compared to larger places in New York, but it's sufficient to drive price and speed competition in Hewlett neighborhoods with provider overlap. As is evident in the interactive map below, Internet options can vary depending on your location.
The broadband coverage insights on the page below are calculated from public governmental data and privatized data we source directly from providers, or through private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house market research team has manually collected pricing and service data for 220 broadband plans and bundles for the Hewlett market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hewlett, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Hewlett
Data from our research team shows that common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Hewlett to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hewlett||109.8 Mbps||5||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +424.6 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +39 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +59.7 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +52.3 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|